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Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric) 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 339 works in 1,240 publications in 11 languages and 12,117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  War films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by R. C Sherriff
Journey's end, a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

68 editions published between 1929 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sherriff's play about life in the trenches in the First World War. This powerful play endures in the tradition of great drama because until wars are at an end, the human race will continue to question what our reaction should be to the cycle of killing and being killed in the name of foreign policy. Sherriff's play creates real characters, some of whom deal better than others with the stresses of warfare in the trenches, the close proximity of the enemy and the pointlessness and inevitability of dying."--Publisher
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

30 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the transformation of Charles Chipping from a timid, young schoolmaster into the most beloved teacher at Brookfield School
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey's end by R. C Sherriff( Book )

77 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front lines of World War I may be in the battle-scarred fields of France, but inside this dugout the essence of England is intimately mixed with the hard-packed dirt of the walls and floor. Captain Stanhope will stand no shirking from the men in his command - or from himself. After three years in and around the trenches, he is utterly exhausted and absolutely terrified. When Raleigh, a junior schoolmate from home, gets posted to Stanhope's company, the poor man is badly shaken. Hero worship is for sunny afternoons on the cricket pitch and leisurely discussions of Keats - not for the horrors of war. Stanhope wants to believe Raleigh is just another soldier in the crowd. He tries to lose sight of him among Osborne, the former schoolmaster, Trotter, the proud gardener showing off photos of his prize hollyhocks, and the good-humored Hardy. Yet, when the long-anticipated enemy attack explodes around them, Stanhope and Raleigh must come to terms with the age-old tragedy of battle
The invisible man by James Whale( Visual )

71 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Rains delivers a remarkable performance in The Invisible Man as a mysterious doctor who discovers a serum that makes him invisible. Covered by bandages and dark glasses, he arrives at a small English village and attempts to hide his amazing discovery. He soon learns, however, that the same drug which renders him invisible slowly drives him to commit acts of unspeakable terror. Based on H.G. Wells' classic novel and featuring groundbreaking special effects, The Invisible Man remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but of all time
The Hopkins manuscript by R. C Sherriff( Book )

38 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lunar disaster of future is investigated by archaeologists who try to unravel it
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire véridique de la jeune Lady Emma Hamilton, muse à la beauté légendaire et égérie des cours de Sicile et de Naples. Sa grâce et ses charmes ensorcelèrent le célèbre Amiral Nelson qui lui dévoua son amour et en retour puisa en elle la force de faire chuter Trafalgar et l'Empereur Napoléon. Des amants exaltés, une passion charnelle et interdite que l'adultère achèvera dans la tragédie." [Source : jaquette]
The four feathers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
Journey's end, a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

44 editions published between 1929 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English soldiers at front lines in European War. From the play
Odd man out( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows"--Container
Quartet: stories by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

13 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trio by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invisible man by William R Sanford( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1987 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious bandaged stranger in an English village turns out to be a mad scientist, who has discovered how to turn himself invisible and plans to take over the world
The fortnight in September : a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

51 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English family of five spends vacation at the seashore
The dam busters by Michael Anderson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true World War II story of how the Royal Air Force 617 Squadron carried out a raid on three of the most important dams in Germany
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor--and the friends he betrayed--at any cost"--Container
Greengates : a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English insurance company employee retires but finds retirement boring
St. Helena, a play in twelve scenes by R. C Sherriff( Book )

19 editions published between 1934 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRA gunman, Johnny McQueen, after escaping from prison organizes a payroll robbery. Now maimed and bleeding, he must weave an escape route through Belfast's seedy underground while each of his comrades falls prey to bounty hunters and police
Home at seven : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfattar

R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfatter

R. C. Sherriff britisk manuskriptforfatter

R. C. Sherriff Brits scenarioschrijver (1896-1975)

R. C. Sherriff brittisk manusförfattare

R. C. Sherriff englischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Robert Cedric Sherriff auteur dramatique et romancier

Robert Cedric Sherriff sceneggiatore inglese

Šeʿriyp, R. Q.

Sheriff, R.C. 1896-1975

Sheriff, Robert C. 1896-1975

Sheriff, Robert Cedric.

Sheriff, Robert Cedric 1896-1975

Sherrif, R. S. 1896-1975

Sherriff, R.

Sherriff, R.C.

Sherriff R. C. 1896-1975

Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975

Sherriff, Robert C.

Sherriff, Robert Cedric

Sherriff, Robert Cedric 1896-

Sherriff, Robert Cedric 1896-1975

Szerif, R. C.

Р.С. Шеррифф

Шерриф, Р. С 1896-1975

ר.ס. שריף סופר בריטי

שעריף, ר. ק 1896־1975

رابرت سدریک شریف فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

로버트 케드릭 셰리프

シェリフ

シェリフ, ロバート・C

ロバート・C・シェリフ

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Journey's endThe invisible manThe Hopkins manuscriptThe fortnight in September : a novel